Learning Shop - Bluewater

By public transport

The Learning Shop is located at The Village (Upper), Bluewater, Greenhithe, Kent, DA9 9SE


Over 60 buses visit Bluewater each hour and connect well with other routes. Express services are also provided by Arriva and these link Bluewater with Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham, (routes 700 and 701), Maidstone (route 703), and Sevenoaks and Tonbridge (route 704). These routes will have typical journey times to Bluewater between 25-40 minutes from each of these towns.

Train and Bus

High Speed - South Eastern are making train travel between London and Kent quicker than ever. The UK’s first high speed train service from St Pancras to Ebbsfleet will dramatically reduce journey times.
The new high speed service takes just 18 mintues from St Pancras to Ebbsfleet with Fastrack buses to Bluewater taking just 15 minutes from Ebbsfleet.
South Eastern Trains
Trains arrive at Greenhithe station every 15 minutes from London and other Medway towns. It's just as easy to travel to Bluewater by train.
From London - Trains depart from Charing Cross, Waterloo East, London Bridge or Cannon Street travelling to "Greenhithe for Bluewater", and run approx every 15 minutes. Trains also run regularly from the Medway Towns.
On arrival at Greenhithe
Just hop on a shuttle bus - Fastrack A towards Bluewater or Fastrack B towards Dartford or Temple Hill, they both travel to and from the station, just a five minute journey. Buses operate from 6am to 11.45pm 7 days a week and operate approx every 5 minutes from 8am to 7pm Monday to Saturday.
Please see www.go-fastrack.co.uk for further information.
Please use the bus stop next to the ticket machines on your right as you exit the station building. When you buy your train ticket, ensure you ask for a ticket to Bluewater (Greenhithe for Bluewater). This ticket will include your shuttle bus ticket fare. This is only valid on daily tickets. Please ensure you check when buying your ticket that it does include your bus fare.
Fastrack A customers can in advance of boarding, purchase a ticket or obtain a free pre-paid ticket (including those with through rail tickets) from machines adjacent to the stop 2. Tickets from these machines are also valid on Fastrack B but they can also be purchased from Fastrack B drivers. Tickets can also be purchased on board the bus.

Rail planner

To plan your train journey to and from Bluewater please search using the official National Rail Enquiries online planner and timetable. Click here.

London transport planner

To plan your journey to and from Bluewater, from anywhere in London please search using the official London Transport online planner and timetable. Click here.

Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 7.00pm
Friday 8.30am – 6.00pm
Saturday 8.30am – 1.00pm